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Unexpected bounty

News analysis

Good news at last for salmon-loving Alaskans who’ve watched sockeye returns to the fabled Copper River spurt and falter this year.

No, the Copper hasn’t witnessed the miraculous return of tens of thousands of overdue fish, but there are now indications that the… 1,137 more words


Making the most of the time

Moving sounds like a waste of precious time, especially since we are hopefully moving back to the lower 48 early next year. But it has already proved to be worth it. 234 more words


Kodiak after Novarupta

Kodiak, Alaska in 1912

Photo courtesy of Katmai National Park & Preserve

The Alaskan community of Kodiak one day after the eruption of Novarupta in 1912. 19 more words


Kodiak the Rewrite: One Year Update or 5 Things I've learned about writing

It’s been over a year now since I began trying to turn a story I into a novel.

Let’s be honest; I thought I’d be finished by now. 1,078 more words

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The Sea is for Sailing

This voyage has grown from reckless talks with someone I’d only just met, to a full blown plan with real, hard, work. As this second summer rolls in, my youngest graduates from high school, 28 heat loving tomato plants will all be in the ground by Memorial Day and hurricane season begins in the North Atlantic. 508 more words

Crab Fest!

It’s Crab Fest! That’s the major Kodiak event, bigger than the fair. Jennifer was here for the beginning of it, which was fun! We enjoyed her visit greatly and already miss her a lot. 268 more words


Kodiak and Afognak

I recently wrote for another gig about time spent on Kodiak and Afognak Islands that I did years ago.  It’a a bit of a different place than what I’ve been posting about recently but it’s such a wonderful place.  635 more words